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FOX
Sep 10, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. and was the cause of an accident in los angeles. -- accident in los angeles. investigators will not say if he was driving under the influence this weekend. two hours ago i spoke with him on the phone. he lost his mother and waiting word about his wife's condition. i wanted to talk to him about these developments and he told me given the situation and the fact this is a family tragedy he wants to keep this a private matter. patty lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the father accused of kidnapping his two kids spoke out in court this afternoon. christopher maffei told the judge he was protecting his kids from abuse. authorities say he took his son and daughter from their home in san francisco while the mother was getting a restraining order against him and the grandmother was baby sitting. he is charged with kidnapping, child endangerment and burglary. >> coming up, the amazing rescue caught on tape and the device that may have saved lives. >>> to developing news in the east bay. firefighters are at the scene of a brush fire. cal fire is assisting firefighters with air support. the fire that you see
FOX
Sep 14, 2012 5:00pm PDT
of the man linked to the film. this is video shot outside what is believed to be the los angeles county home of the 55- year-old. he is a coptic christian with a criminal past. they are now looking into if he violated the terms of his five- year probation. >>> today white house press secretary wide in on all the violence in the middle east and the movie that the administration said caused it. >> this is not a film that the united states government had anything to do with. we reject its message and content. we find it disgusting. >> reporter: he went onto say there is no justification for responding to the movie with violence. you will find continuing coverage of this story on air and online. go to the website. then click on the attack tab near the top of the page. >> a judge sentenced a man to 30 years jail for plotting to blow up the capitol building. he pled guilty in june to trying to use a weapon of mass destruction against federal property. he was arrested in february at a garage he was carrying a vest he thought had explosives. an undercover agent has provide that fake vest. investig
FOX
Sep 17, 2012 5:00pm PDT
was supposed to be blown to los angeles today but rough weather postponed the trip till wednesday. it will be bolted to the top of a jumbo jet and stop in houston and california before arriving in los angeles on friday. that will go on display that california science center. >>> tickets went on sale today for the a's post season. we will tell you what is still available. >> and i am back here in a few minutes tracking the fog right now. when i come back we will look that five-day forecast and show you significant changes coming throughout the week. ñçbÑ >>> more live pictures of the occupy rally in downtown san francisco on the one year anniversary of the occupy wall street movement. protesters have been matching for the fast few -- marching for the past few hours. they are now at montgomery and california. they have gone one block east. a lot about this picture stays the same. marchers, it appears to be peaceful. crews on the scene are falling the action. >>> the police academy is back for the first time in four years. 55 new recruits began the process today. the department sa
FOX
Sep 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
for e-mail alerts or download an app. coming up in 6 minutes a car chase in los angeles, what the suspects were throwing out of their windows. >>> police say they are getting close to an arrest in a shooting of a 13-year-old boy. he was shot in the back on august 8. he was walking home from a park where he was playing football. police believe the shooter was a gang member. he was thinking about joining a group that helps children get away from gangs. >>> authorities are investigating the discovery of a huge marijuana farm on marin municipal water district. they found 4500 plants spread over a quarter mile. they became suspicious on monday. a suspect was detained but they are looking for other suspects. >>> the fire rescue boat pulled a man out of the bay this afternoon. firefighters said he told people he was going to go swimming and then he took off his clothes. they handed him over to police and paramedics. >>> a funeral service will be held tomorrow for a chp. on monday officers escorted his body to a mortuary. his funeral is set for tomorrow. ktvu channel 2 news coverage o
FOX
Sep 6, 2012 5:00pm PDT
gabriel mountains north of los angeles. the williams fire is now at just under 4200 acres. dozens of people were able to return home after they were evacuated four days ago. a trace of rain yesterday helped firefighters make progress. >>> search crews had to luck today looking for a young bay area man who disappeared near chico. 20-year-old brett michael olson attends cal-poly. he was last seen on a well- known beach. today search teams combed the river and the surrounding area. parents have also gone to chico to help with the search and they're handing out flyers at chico state. >>> the labor department says new applications for unemployment benefits dropped 12,000 last week from the week before for a seasonally adjusted figure of 365,000. a survey indicates an increase in hiring in august with companies adding 201,000 jobs, the most since march. the job news combined with the report that european central banks plan a bond buying program pushed stocks to their highest level in four and a half years. the dow closed at 13,292. nasdaq was up 66. the s&p added 28. >>> authorities say
FOX
Sep 16, 2012 5:00pm PDT
goes to utah, texas and florida as well this week for fundraising trips. >> today the los angeles times is expanding on a previous report of sexual abuse with in the boy scouts. the paper said it did a more extensive review of 1600 private files from 1970 to 1991 and found that scout officials failed to report incidents of abuse to police in more than 500 cases and tried to conceal more than 100 of those cases. scout officials responded to the report saying members are currently required to report even suspicious of abuse directly to local authorities. >> the governor is talking of austerity measures asking for approval of proposition 30. he said that he ate a two day old tuna sandwhich. he said he is saving money but not replacing a stained rug he inherited from the former governor. proposition 30 would temporarily raise the sales tax by a half cent and increase income taxes for those who make more than 2 radio thousand dollars. it's projected $6 million would be triggered. >> a special patrol -- aimed at improving motorcycle safety. the department did the enforcement operation
FOX
Sep 21, 2012 5:00pm PDT
an electrical fire. mrs.romney's plane was headed to los angeles from nebraska. >>> there's good news from california on the job front tonight. the unemployment rate dipped from 10.7%, that's down from 11.9 a year ago. california added almost 3,000 jobs. the biggest game came from education and services field. this is how the numbers break down in the bay area. solano county has the highest rate. >>> dianne feinstein holds a lead over her republican challenger. 58% say they support the republican incumbent. 31% say they support elizabeth emken's. >>> today's san francisco health officials reported the first evidence of west nile virus in the city this year. tests show a dead bird recently found near city college of san francisco was infected with the mosquito bourn illness. mosquitoes may increase as we head into fall, they're asking people to make sure there's no standing water where mosquitoes can breed. no west nile virus cases have been reported in san francisco since 2005. >>> the new iphone 5 was finally released this morning. there's an estimate that apple may sell 1 million apple i
FOX
Sep 3, 2012 5:00pm PDT
the epicenter in beverly hills say it was strong but folks in west los angeles didn't even bother to call police when it happened. >>> actor michael clarke duncan has died. >> michael clarke duncan is known for his performance in the green mile. he appeared in dozens of films. he never recovered from a heart attack he suffered in july. he died at the age of 54. >>> the dumbarton bridge closure is in its final hours. for more details ktvu's ann rubin. you spoke with bridge officials? >> reporter: that's right. crews are still at work but the good news is they should be wrapped up 5 hours ahead of schedule. maybe more. >> we are on track, beating our schedule. >> reporter: crews are putting the finishing touches on the dumbarton bridge. since friday it has been shut down as they install the seismic joint. just today they have been laying down steel plates and putting on a concrete over lay. it will allow crews to continue installing bearings and they did cosmetic joints this weekend. the final touches will be restriping and putting barriers back in. it will be done after this weekend and fully com
FOX
Sep 20, 2012 5:00pm PDT
hills, goad goad, monterey -- golden gate bridge, monterey and then los angeles. >> never seen the space shuttle before. >> historical, yeah. >> reporter: police and the california highway patrol are warning drivers not to stop on the roadway but find a good spot and park. all of this depends on the weather. let's check in now with our chief meteorologist bill martin. >> yeah. john, you know this better than anybody else, the fog tomorrow morning, if it gets here at 8:00 a.m. it is fogged in. 10:00 a.m. we will see clearing and have a beautiful shot. tomorrow morning there is fog like this morning over the bay area. by 8:00 a.m. it is cloudy over the bridge and berkeley you will see it, from oakland as well. 9:30 a.m. there will be clear skies and a better view. 10:00 a.m. is our best bet. 9:30 a.m. at the golden gate bridge you will have broken clouds. the rest of the bay area, you have a good chance of seeing this. steve paulson will be following this and i will be back and give you the forecast that takes you into the bay area weekend. >> if you can't see it in person ktvu will air th
FOX
Sep 27, 2012 5:00pm PDT
film has been arrested. los angeles deputies questioned nakoula basseley nakoula earlier this month. authorities say he violated the terms of his probation on check fraud. they required him to stay away from computers. his hearing today was closed to the public. >>> we have an update on a san francisco firefighter battling breast fire, how she is doing and what the fire department is doing for her. >> and back here, look at that marine layer, squished down, things heat up around here, i will let you know how much warmer it will be as we go into the weekend. card hassles? introducing chase liquid. the reloadable card that's easy to activate and can be used right away. plus, you can load cash or checks at any chase depositfriendly atm and checks right from your smartphone. get rid of prepaid problems. get chase liquid. . >>> the spot of san francisco's last occupy encampment is clear of protesters tonight. police moved in last night after giving an order to disperse. 45 people were arrested. following that public works moved into clean up. some workers say the camp was a magnet for th
FOX
Sep 5, 2012 5:00pm PDT
and tickets for tonight's game. the giants are currently leading their division over the los angeles dodgers. >>> coming up at 6, the giants are the hot topic in san jose. why -- >>> bill, it's kind of rare that we see so much green this time of year. >> you're absolutely right. you mentioned that on the break. we don't see a lot of green this type of year. a chance of thunderstorms to the bay area. we get this a couple times -- about every other year we get a situation like this. and it's not really good. in fairfield, these showers are very light. it's high elevation stuff, so the showers are coming down very light for the most part. here's how it breaks down. overnight is my concern, because the moisture is here. the tropical moisture, very far north. as we go through the evening hours, a dynamic situation sets up with just a better shot at thunderstorms. thundershowers increase at 11. we'll be tracking this very closely for you. the models aren't doing a good job on this, but i'll have to tell you, any time you get this much moisture, i don't care what the models say. i know we've got
FOX
Sep 7, 2012 5:00pm PDT
during the 2008 campaign was sentenced to 300 hours of community service today in a los angeles court. 42-year-old shepherd fairly was convictedoff fabricating evidence against. today a judge gave farley two years probation and ordered him to pay a $25,000 fine. >>> the makers of a smart phone application grinder are going political with a get out the vote message of their 1.5 million users. grinder says it's sending messages to users to inform them which candidates support gay rights. >>> the life saving surgery for mccarthy and why doctors say this injury can sometimes be tough. >>> and you know that's good news for your bay area weekend, no fog in the area. i will have the specifics on your area for your neighborhood coming up. >>> new at 6:00, missing from san jose and discovered dead in indianapolis. we will explain the unusual way two men were found that's sparking questions. >> and what firefighters are doing with spiked wind. >> the prices their posting is absurd. >> the reason one area town is preparing to sue one grocery giant. fñ >>> curiosity is leaving its marks on mars. its
FOX
Sep 18, 2012 5:00pm PDT
is the space center in los angeles. >>> a new bill could soon let moon pioneers keep souvenirs from space. the house is set to vote this week on the bill which would give the mercury, gemeni to items from their trip to the moon. >>> fog free at the coast right now as we take a look at the golden gate bridge we have clear skies. that's a little different than what we had last night. we have complete clearing right now. sunny conditions at the beaches that allowed temperatures coast side to get into the low 60s. fog returns tonight you know that was coming. look at the yellows and see the light colors that's where it's cool. look at everybody else. redding is 94, sacramento almost 90 degrees right now. but we are much cooler because of that deepened marine layer which is fog and low moisture. the drop in temperature happened yesterday. we'll be headed to the bay area weekend slightly warmer especially on friday and saturday. the weather forecast more of the same. this low pressure center sitting there. that's the reason for the cool down yesterday and that's the reason for the continued mi
FOX
Sep 19, 2012 5:00pm PDT
will fly over several bay area landmarks. then it's on to los angeles for its new home. >>> there have been three partial eclipses on mars is just the past week. tomorrow, curiosity is set to make its first chemical test of a martian rock. >>> forbes richest american list, bill gates is still the nation's richest man by far. he is worth $66 billion and he tops the forbes 400 list for the 19th straight year. warren buffet is second. larry ellison is third. facebook's mark zuckerberg fell after his lackluster ipo. he dropped to no. 36 at 9.4 billion. some of the other names on the list, george lucas is no. 120. he's followed by steven spielberg and donald trump. >>> for the last three weeks, it's been kind of below average, then mild afternoons. we're not dealing with red flag warnings or spare the air days. that's highly unusual for this late in september. we haven't had it. it's still hot in the valley. sacramento is at 86. but look at this cool air. that's that marine air. when we talk about marine layer, that's the marine layer. see those greens and those yellows? we've got a push of cool
FOX
Sep 23, 2012 5:00pm PDT
to los angeles this coming weekend. starting midnight saturday september 29th caltrans will do work on very busy 405 freeway. both sides of 10-mile stretch of 405 will be closed for 53 hours while crews finish demolishing the mulholland bridge. it was the same road that was closed last summer and dubbed carmageddon. it's said to re-open monday, october 1st. >>> why did the poppy tail go side to side? so i studied that question. >> last night stanford professor joseph keller demonstrated how he won the coveted ig-nobel prize for physics and his question was about ponytail as dorning stanford students that led to a long chain of modeling and experiments. his team helped to create equations to explain why the students jog up and down, but their ponytails sway from side to side. >>> i guess we have to look it up to find out why. >> i guess so. >>> still to come a san francisco tradition that is not so traditional. the event that brought thousands of leather-clad people out to the city today. >>> and cooler weather is on the way. just in time for the workweek. channel 2 meteorologist m
FOX
Sep 25, 2012 5:00pm PDT
owners. they revealed the network in los angeles yesterday. they plan to install more in the united states and canada. they only work on the high end of the united states. >>> meantime the united states energy department is asking them to speed up their payment of a loan. they have until octobero 31st to submit an early repayment . they have prove said they plan to start repaying december >> the mars rover on its longest drive. it's slowly making it's wayward a site about 1300 feet from the touchdown feet. before it started it practiced the use of its robotic arm. it touched a rock and zapped a rock with it's laser. >> cool images. they are knob crime fighting tools but there is a big debate about if they work and coming up, we are live in oakland where city officials trying to determine if it's worth paying to keep that city's red light camera operating. >> and it's a ground breaking law and google is in the driver's seat. new, the new rules when it comes to driverless cars on the road. card hassles? introducing chase liquid. the reloadable card that's easy to activate and can b
FOX
Sep 28, 2012 5:00pm PDT
where drivers once again bracing themselves for the closure of one of los angeles's busiest freeways, a ten mile stretch of interstate 405 is set to shut down tomorrow morning for construction. the first closure happened last year and while it wasn't as bad as expected some are still worry add this the weekend's. >> it'll be worse than last time. don't believe anything you said about last time it was okay. >> reporter: the freeway is set to reopen at 6:00 a.m. on monday. >> what was it? a mysterious object appears among the clouds on google maps. where it appeared. >> plus in seven minutes it's a gel filled cap being used by some who have cancer. how it works to prevent one of the major side effects of chemo. send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. . >>> allege train is adding six more trains. on mon
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